Category Archives: Miscellaneous


A Brief Commentary by a History Nerd I’m sure most readers of this site are well aware of this summer’s rare treat, an epic summer blockbuster done as a serious take on a historic event.  I’ve been very excited to … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – 2017

For several years, my wife and I have attended the Civil War Remembrance at Greenfield Village on Memorial Day.  This is a well put together look at the Civil War era in this country featuring military actions, camps and music … Continue reading

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The Liebster Award!

So I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award by my fellow blogger at Amateur Airplanes.  This is an unofficial recognition passed between bloggers to acknowledge favorite sites with small readership.  So it is an honor indeed to be recognized by … Continue reading

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Cessna OA-37B Dragonfly

This is a bit off topic! After the jump, I’ll share a look at an Air Force Attack type that dates from the 1960s.

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Fieseler Fi156C-5 Storch

Different from a more traditional warbird sort, the Fieseler Storch was a light aircraft used for communications, moving officers in the vicinity of the front, and a variety of miscellaneous missions where extreme short field performance was required. Join me … Continue reading

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Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi

A small single engine, one man airplane.  This was first discovered by the allies after the Japanese surrender, the type was found in scattered hiding places around the Japanese Islands. What was this airplane that never received an Allied code … Continue reading

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Fiesler Fi-103 (V1)

One of Germany’s famous terror weapons, the V1 was the first cruise missile employed en masse. After the jump, a brief look at this weapon.

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V2 Rocket (A4)

“Should Britain fail, then the the entire world would sink into the abyss of a new dark age made more sinister   …by the lights of perverted science.”   ~ Winston Churchill Germany was clearly the most advanced nation on … Continue reading

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